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CVE-2016-4590 Detail

Current Description

WebKit in Apple iOS before 9.3.3 and Safari before 9.1.2 mishandles about: URLs, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via a crafted web site.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00001.html Mailing List
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00004.html Mailing List
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/138502/WebKitGTK-SOP-Bypass-Information-Disclosure.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/539295/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91835
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036343
https://support.apple.com/HT206900 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206902 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:safari:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.1.1
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:webkit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.3.2


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4590
NVD Published Date:
07/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018